Wichita State Shockers

Shockers edge Oral Roberts 2-1

Four Wichita State pitchers combined to allow no earned runs and Alec Bohm hit his 11th homer of the season to help the Shockers edge Oral Roberts 2-1 at Eck Stadium on Tuesday night.

WSU (30-16) continued to defeat nonconference foes, improving its record to 24-4 against non-American Conference opponents.

With the scored tied at 1, Bohm led off the fourth with shot over the centerfield wall.

Gunnar Troutwine had opened the second with a walk, went to second on a balk and advance to third on a Ross Cadena single. Hunter Gibson hit into a double play, scoring Troutwine.

The Shockers hit into three more double plays, giving them 10 and a triple play in the past four games.

ORU (30-16) scored it run in the second when Riley Keizor reached on a Bohm error. He went to second on a passed ball and to third on a wild pitch. Nick Rotola, who played at Life Prep in Wichita, hit into a fielder’s choice, scoring Keizor.

Clayton McGinness (2-0), who got the win, went four innings, allowing three hits and striking out five. Alex Segal allowed just one hit in three innings, and Cody Tyler pitched a 1-2-3 eighth.

Chandler Sanburn earned his eighth save, pitching the ninth.

Notes: ORU was 0 for 5 batting with runners in scoring position while WSU was 2 for 9. . . . WSU will face South Dakota State on Wednesday night. . . .ORU had won nine in a row. . . . Bohm went 2 for 3 and is batting .368 (7 of 19) in his last five games.

Cincinnati

ab

r

h

bi

Wichita St.

ab

r

h

bi

Roark 2b

4

0

2

0

Ritter 2b

4

0

2

0

Hrnndz 3b

4

0

0

0

Dugas rf

4

0

0

0

Henson dh

4

0

0

0

Bohm 3b

3

1

2

1

Keizor 1b

4

1

0

0

Jenista 1b

4

0

1

0

Pace rf

2

0

1

0

Trtwn c

2

1

0

0

Rotola cf

4

0

1

1

Cadena dh

2

0

1

0

Schmitz lf

3

0

0

0

Katzfey pr

0

0

0

0

Arhmbo lf

0

0

0

0

O’Brien ph

1

0

0

0

McCtchn ph

1

0

0

0

H.Gibson lf

1

0

0

0

B.Gibson c

3

0

1

0

DeBckr lf

1

0

0

0

Montoya ph

1

0

0

0

Boyer ss

3

0

0

0

Smith ss

2

0

0

0

Young cf

3

0

0

0

Totals

32

1

5

1

Totals

28

2

6

1

Oral Roberts

010

000

000

1 5 1

Wichita St.

010

100

00x

2 6 1

E: Keizor (4), Bohm (11). DP: ORU 3. LOB: ORU 7, WSU 7. 2B: Roark (9), Ritter (11). HR: Bohm (11). SB: DeBacker (4). CS: Rotola (5).

Oral Roberts

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

Varnell L,3-4

7

4

2

2

4

3

Womacks

1

2

0

0

1

2

Wichita State

IP

H

R

ER

BB

SO

McGinness W,2-0

4

3

1

0

1

5

Segal

3

1

0

0

2

2

Tyler

1

0

0

0

0

0

Sanburn S,8

1

1

0

0

0

1

WP: Womacks (2), McGinnis (5), Segal (5), Sanburn (4). PB: Troutwine (4). Balk: Varnell (1). T: 2:32. A: 2,031.

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